Latest Grammatical gender Stories

2010-12-08 02:19:36

In these modern times, people can have jobs that weren’t traditionally associated with their genders.

2010-11-16 07:00:00


2010-11-09 19:06:13

Potential gender differences in clinical management are under-researched.

2010-03-17 14:55:00

Scientists have found that women living in countries that are more disease ridden are far likelier to prefer "masculine" looking men instead of "feminine" looking ones.

2010-01-22 00:37:58

Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis have released a new study on linguistic evolution that challenges the prominent hypothesis for why languages differ throughout the world.

2009-11-03 10:40:00

According to research from the University of Gothenburg, a preschooler’s gender determines how he or she is treated and responded to in play and learning activities, and when the children’s possibilities become expanded, it is usually a result of the children’s and not the teachers’ initiative.

2009-08-25 14:39:28

Women hedge, issue disclaimers and ask questions when they communicate, language features that can suggest uncertainty, lack of confidence and low status. But men do the same, according to new research from the University of California, Davis.

2009-04-29 20:08:35

A survey suggests most Swedes believe the country's men were more masculine in the past than now. The online survey of 1,003 people between the ages of 15 and 64, conducted by YouGov on a contract from MBT Shoes, found 51 percent of those polled -- including 58 percent of male respondents -- believe

2009-04-29 09:50:54

Young children think about gender in the same way they think about species of animals. They believe, for example, that a boy's preference for football is innate, as is a girl's preference for dolls, just as cats' behavior is innately different from dogs'.

2009-01-08 07:40:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional approaches to masculinity and femininity have long obscured and oversimplified a multidimensional subject into one that either treats them as opposite sides of a spectrum or regards them as two separate dimensions.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.